Beginning April 1, the Dakota County service and license centers will go through some changes as a result of new rules issued by the United States Department of State.
Birth and death records
Birth and death records will no longer be available at the Western Service Center, 14955 Galaxie Ave., Apple Valley. Instead, they can be found at the Administration Center, 1590 Highway 55, Hastings; the Northern Service Center, 1 Mendota Road W., West St. Paul; or the Dakota County license centers in Burnsville, Lakeville and Rosemount.
Passport services will be available at the Administration Center and the Western Service Center. They will no longer be available at the Lakeville and Burnsville license centers and the Northern Service Center.
Passport photos will remain available at all service and license center locations.